Yesterday it was a contest, but, more importantly, pretty soon it will be in place. Having recently heard some information about installation of a HAWK signal at Central Avenue and Texas Street, BB held a “guess the location” game yesterday. Big thanks to those who participated here and via FB/Twitter, and congrats on the “winners”… Read More How/Why That HAWK Signal is Being Installed at Central Ave. and Texas St.
More details tomorrow here at BB, but, in the meantime, can you identify this highly trafficked, heavily walked intersection now scheduled for a “High-intensity Activated crossWalK, aka “HAWK,” signal? You know, like the ones along the A.R.T. Route and, somewhat infamously, at Lomas and Alvarado? Guess correctly first and win! Disclaimers: Incredible cash prizes do… Read More Let’s Play: Name the Location Getting a New HAWK Signal!
We gotta fix the big things. Absolutely gotta. But we also gotta fix the small things and we also gotta acknowledge when they get fixed. Right at a month ago, a friend of Better Burque passed along a photo of a curb median inexplicably installed directly in the path of the extremely popular North Diversion… Read More Changing the World One Curb Median at a Time
BB posts with photos of murals are both popular and keep Scot from going on and on about sidewalks and bike lanes. Perhaps the latter is the biggest reason for the popularity. Nah, it’s the artwork; vibrant visual reminders that we live in a great town full of creativity. Here’s a detail (i.e., I can’t… Read More More Good Visual News: Tortuga Gallery
Summer means road maintenance, and Burque City Department of Municipal Development (DMD) is currently working/finishing several repaving jobs for streets that have come up “due” for such work in DMD’s mysterious, and really hard to publicly obtain, maintenance schedule. One such job in-progress is Mountain Road NW between 12th and Rio Grande Boulevard. Fresh pavement… Read More Let’s Just Not Stripe Roadways at All: A Contemplation
It’s not all bad news out there. Honest. Here’s the new mural on southside Coal Avenue east of 2nd to help cyclists/walkers as they ascend the hill over the railroad trestle to Broadway Boulevard.